Our curriculum has been designed to give every child an experience and language rich education within our ethos of ensuring everyone at William Davies is Safe, Happy, Challenged and Makes Memories. We do this by pursuing our belief that children should be empowered to become powerful learners by instilling our Learning Powers: Be Curious, Be Resilient, Be Enthusiastic, Be Collaborative, Be Reflective, Be Adventurous.
We offer a curriculum which is broad, balanced and promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of our pupils. It aims to prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.
We have developed our own programme of education which encompasses the national curriculum & Life Skills (PSHE) as well as wider learning opportunities and experiences appropriate to the needs of our community and learners. The ‘Questioning Curriculum’ encourages enquiry and promotes independent learning in order to develop self-confidence and resilience.
This whole school ethos also promotes questioning as a positive learning behaviour – a theme running through all aspects of our provision.
English and Mathematics is taught daily, Music and Physical Education, weekly. Other subjects are taught in topic blocks over a number of days. Our ‘Modern Foreign Language’ is French and is taught in years 5 and 6.
Children across the school learn to play a musical instrument, taught by an instrumentation tutor. Singing is taught by our singing tutor. Children learn Gymnastics and Dance from trained coaches.